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Foursquare now uses OpenStreetMap

Mar 02, 2012, 12:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Zwetsloot)

[ Thanks to Rob Zwetsloot for this link. ]

"Foursquare has decided to drop Google Maps from its web interface after three years in favour of the open source map project, OpenStreetMap. OpenStreetMap is an editable wikia that allows users to upload their GPS data, as well as physically editor the vector mapping, and add points of interest.

"Foursquare have been considering the switch for six months, with the increase in pricing for the Google Maps API, and noticing that other companies were doing the same:"

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